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1 Saint Demetrios 613 W. 4 th St. Waterloo, IA Saint Demetrios Orthodox Church Easter Edition Holy Week Schedule Enclosed April 13 to April 19 page 3 April/May 2014 Easter Upcoming Events Special Vesper Service Palm Sunday Fish Dinner Easter Services The Pan Orthodox Vesper Service will be held April 6 th Sunday at 5:30pm Church Starts at 3:30pm. Light Lenten Luncheon will follow please bring Lenten dishes. The Palm Sunday Daughter Fundraiser meal will be April 19 th. There will be Fish & Mashed Potatoes provided. We are asking that you bring Salads or deserts only to potluck dinner. Easter Service Hours and Days and Lamb Dinner is listed Below. NOTE: His Grace Bishop Demetrios will be here for Good Friday Services. + Please Join our Community We are located at 613 W 4 th Street Waterloo, IA Services at 3:00pm Every Sunday. HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE FOR 2014 Sunday April 13 to Holy Saturday April 19 Palm Sunday April 13 Divine Liturgy 10am Fish Dinner Holy Monday April 14 Holy Tuesday April 15 Holy Wednesday April 16 Holy Unction 7pm Holy & Great Friday April 18 Christ s Body removed from Cross- 3pm Lamentations Friday Night 7pm His Grace Bishop Demetrios will be at Good Friday Night Service at 7pm Holy Saturday April 19 Hymn of Three Youths, Divine Liturgy 10 am Resurrection Service, Divine Liturgy 11:30pm Lamb Dinner following 11:30pm Resurrection Service & Divine Liturgy Father Joseph Mirowski Holy Thursday - April 17 Service of Twelve - Gospels 7pm more on 2

2 All are invited to worship together as One United Body in Jesus Christ Our Lord! Sunday April 6 Following Saint Demetrios Church Services This Pan-Orthodox Vespers Service will be followed by a fellowship gathering in the church basement with Lenten refreshments. The IOCCA (Iowa Orthodox Christian Clergy Association) welcomes and invites everyone (Orthodox and Non-Orthodox alike) to participate in the ancient Eastern Orthodox Christian Worship. COFFEE HOSTS April 6 - Nancy Carmen and Vesper Services April 13 Palm Sunday Fish Dinner April 20 Easter April 27 Laurentiu/Elena Dobrila May 4 Kathy Gades May 11 Peter/Karen Gartelos May 18 Carolyn Gavalas May 25 Amber Gilles If the date is not convenient for you to serve, PLEASE contact another person on the above list to exchange the date. Volunteers Needed Volunteer sheet for Holy Week duties Below are the duties that the Church needs Volunteers for: 1. To assist with setup and tear down for Palm Sunday (Potluck) Meal: 2. Bring food (Salads or Deserts Only to the potluck at Palm Sunday: 3. To assist with prepping, packaging and delivering the meal from Mama Nick s to the Church: 4. To assist with Setup and tear down for Easter (Pascha) Saturday Night: 5. To assist with Serving The Easter (Pascha) Saturday Night Meal: 6. Altar Servers: 7. Chanters: Dr. Dibs and Family would like to announce the Baptism of their very young son Michael this is scheduled for Saturday April 26, 2014 at 1pm. Everyone is Welcome! Dolor or Sit Amet 2

3 Holy Week Schedule 2014 Guest Priest, Fr. Elias Khouri from Cedar Rapids Palm Sunday April 13 Divine Liturgy 10am Followed by Fish Dinner (Fish Dinner in Church Hall following morning Church Service The Fish and Mashed Potatoes will be provided by George Nicholas from Mama Nick s. The Tickets will be $8 per person) NOTE: Salads & Desserts NEEDED to be donated to accompany the meal (Please contact Angie Glazebrook at with any questions) Sponsored by Daughters of Penelope. Palm Sunday April 13 Holy Monday April 14 Holy Tuesday April 15 Holy Wednesday April 16 Holy Unction 7pm Holy Thursday - April 17 Service of Twelve - Gospels 7pm Holy & Great Friday April 18 Christ s Body removed from Cross- 3pm Lamentations Friday Night 7pm His Grace Bishop Demetrios will be at Good Friday Night Service at 7pm. Holy Saturday April 19 Hymn of Three Youths, Divine Liturgy 10 am Resurrection Service, Divine Liturgy 11:30pm Lamb Dinner following 11:30pm Resurrection Service April 19 Resurrection Service & Divine Liturgy The Easter Meal Saturday Night April 19 $10 for adults and $7 for kids 14 & under and will be held immediately following Easter Services. As you know, during the Lenten Season and Holy Week, we have special services, which include more flowers, palms and other supplies/decorations and thus, more opportunities for parishioners to make donations. Please call Jean Zarifis at to offer your gift. Dolor Sit Amet 3

4 Any donation amount can be given toward estimated costs in loving memory of loved ones, for thanksgiving, for health blessings, and for the expenses of Holy Week. Palm Crosses Palms to decorate Altar and church Icon flowers for Bridegroom Service Palm Sunday evening Candles for Holy Week Floral wreath to decorate cross for Holy Thursday Easter eggs: doz and red dye, vinegar, oil Rosewater to anoint the faithful on Holy Friday Flowers and greens for Epitaphion Rose petals for Holy Friday and Saturday Bay leaves for Holy Saturday morning Decoration ribbons for the Resurrection candle - sodales. Easter dinner following Easter service (Lamb, salad and manestra and beans Given for the health of/in thanksgiving for: Given in memory of: Donor: Donation $ please send to/ give to / or place in donation Envelope Jean Zarifis, 1945 Audubon Dr., Waterloo, Dolor Sit Amet 4

5 COFFEE HOSTS April 6 - Nancy Carmen and Vesper Services April 13 Palm Sunday Fish Dinner April 20 Easter April 27 Laurentiu/Elena Dobrila May 4 Kathy Gades May 11 Peter/Karen Gartelos May 18 Carolyn Gavalas May 25 Amber Gilles If the date is not convenient for you to serve, PLEASE contact another person on the above list to exchange the date. Don t forget your Stewardship for 2014 We use these Stewardship Funds to Operate the Church for the Year! Stewardship Pledges received for 2014 in the amount of $12,375: Nancy Carmen Joud/Sara Dib Kathryn Gades Elaine Gartelos Pete/Karen Gartelos Carolyn Gavalas Stephanie Gavalas Angie Glazebrook Mike/Lana Jocic Julie Schwab George/Shirley Skarlis Jim/Jean Zarifis Steve Zarifis Dolor Sit Amet PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDERS You are invited to attend St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church s 100 th Anniversary Celebration Schedule of events: Bishop Demetrios & Father Joseph will be presenting vespers Saturday October 25 th, 2014 With a dinner following the services at Sunnyside Country Club located at 1600 Olympic Drive, Waterloo Divine Liturgy will be held October 26 th, Sunday morning at 10:30 at St. Demetrios Church With a potluck luncheon to be served by the St. Demetrios Parishioners following the Church Services in the Church Hall PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDERS QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL KAREN GARTELOS AT

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